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The Benefits of Coloring-in for the Elderly

Coloring for seniors is a therapeutic and satisfying activity. Research into the effects of coloring activities for people living with dementia show positive outcomes, most notably a decrease in agitation and anxiety.

Stringing Beads

Stringing beads is a simple and affordable activity for seniors that produces beautiful and satisfying results. This activity can be adapted to suit people living with dementia.

Sunflowers Poster Group Activity

Here is another lovely and engaging creative group activity for seniors in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Create a beautiful sunflowers poster in a group craft session!

Memory mitts provide something patients can hold and ‘twiddle’, helping to reduce anxiety and promote calm. Senior nurses at Poole Hospital are urging keen knitters to make and send in special ‘memory mitts’ to support the care of patients with dementia in hospital.

Activity Days: Mother-Daughter Slumber Party (Daughter of a King)

Go on a candy cane hunt

Why leave the fun of hunting prizes to the Easter egg hunt? Hold your very own candy cane hunt with the kids this winter and let the magic begin!

20 Practical Activities for people living with Alzheimer’s Disease

20 activities for the elderly with dementia. The following ideas may be used on a one-to-one basis and others may be suitable for small groups depending on their abilities. These dementia activities are designed to promote and maintain existing skills.

These wreath ornaments are an easy peasy craft for all ages, as well as inexpensive and not too messy (a bit of a change for us, my kids are glitter-obsessed!). I made these with the my girls who a...

Printable Fourth of July Word Search Activity